Microsoft Windows 8.1 – Supporting Windows 8.1: Networking and Remote Access

IT professionals who configure or support Windows 8.1 in domain-based or peer-to-peer environments. This includes support personnel, consultants and IT generalists


Expected Duration
120 minutes

A primary Windows 8.1 administration task is managing network connectivity and networked machines when on and off network. In this course we’ll cover IP addressing and network connectivity, including wireless networking, remote access, VPNs and DirectAccess, and the processes and procedures of Windows 8.1 authentication and authorization. This course is one of a series which cover the objectives for Microsoft Exam 70-688: Supporting Windows 8.1. This exam is a requirement for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Windows 8 certification.


Designing Network Connectivity

  • distinguish between IPv4 and IPv6
  • recognize the characteristics of different wireless standards
  • specify how to configure a firewall rule in a given scenario

Designing Remote Access

  • determine which tunneling protocol to use in a given scenario
  • recognize server and client requirements for DirectAccess
  • determine the most appropriate remote option to use in a given troubleshooting scenario

Designing Authentication and Authorization

  • choose the most appropriate authentication technique to use in a given scenario
  • determine the best security model to use in a given scenario
  • choose the most appropriate Microsoft user account for a given scenario
  • manage the networking and remote access issues associated with a Windows 8.1 rollout





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